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In a first, scientists regrow auditory nerves in lab

In a first, scientists regrow auditory nerves in lab

Sydney: In a major breakthrough for the hearing-impaired, scientists have re-grown auditory nerves to restore hearing quality in an animal model with ‘bionic ear technology’ used for gene therapy. Researchers at… Read more »

China developing Linux-based OS after Windows XP shutdown

China developing Linux-based OS after Windows XP shutdown

Beijing: China will focus on the development of a new operating system (OS) based on Linux to cope with the shutdown of Windows XP, an official said Wednesday. Zhang Feng, chief… Read more »

UV lamp of the future is here

UV lamp of the future is here

Washington: In what could change the way the world looks at lights, Japanese researchers have created a first low-power flexible vacuum ultraviolet lamp. The solid-state lamp emits high-energy ultraviolet (UV) light… Read more »

Smart cup that delivers coffee, news too!

Smart cup that delivers coffee, news too!

London: Reading the morning newspaper while sipping a cup of coffee is set to become an even smoother experience as a Finnish coffee roastery company has developed a smart coffee cup… Read more »

Talk to your smart phone to unlock car!

Talk to your smart phone to unlock car!

New York:What about giving a voice command to your smart phone to post Selfies, play songs or even unlock your car! Four students from University of Pennsylvania have developed a… Read more »

Tiny robots to help you perform daily chores

Tiny robots to help you perform daily chores

London: Soon, tiny robots would be performing tasks such as measuring pollution, extinguishing fire and delivering medicines into the body in a non-invasive way. Engineers have developed a way of making… Read more »

Potentially habitable Earth-sized planet discovered

Potentially habitable Earth-sized planet discovered

Washington:Astronomers said Thursday they have found a planet roughly Earth’s size that may have liquid water on its surface and thus, theoretically, be habitable. The discovery proves the existence of… Read more »

App to make women better leaders

App to make women better leaders

London: Do you want another pay rise this financial year? Download this app to fulfil your ambition. The French government has launched an app to teach leadership skills to women. The… Read more »

Soon, tell the time by a mere ‘touch’

Soon, tell the time by a mere ‘touch’

London: Can you tell the time just by touching your watch? Soon, you would have a watch in the market that works on “touch” principle. The Bradley Timepiece, as it has… Read more »

Israeli start-up develops 30-second battery charger

Israeli start-up develops 30-second battery charger

Jerusalem:Using nanotechnology, an Israeli firm has created a new material inspired by nature that can charge smartphones within seconds. The Israeli company StoreDot unveiled earlier this week a prototype for… Read more »